ANOSACRAL AMYLOID

By Gary M. White, MD


Anosacral amyloid is the occurrence of macular amyloid in the anosacral region.

Clinical

Brown linear macules and papules radiating out from the anus in an older adult are characteristic of anosacral amyloid.

Treatment

No treatment is needed. If there is dryness and irrigation, moisturization and/or a topical steroid may be given. See also macular amyloid for treatment.

References

Br J Dermatol. 2000 Dec;143(6):1266-9.

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